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Encyclopedia > Brant, Ontario

The city of Brant (or County of Brant) is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Despite its marketing name, it is not a county by the standard definition, as all municipal services are handled by a single level of government. The county seat is Burford. Brant County, Ontario File links The following pages link to this file: Brant, Ontario Categories: GFDL images ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... Census division is the next smallest political region below province or territory, in Canada, similar to a county. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... Galganov & Associates copyright holders, the photo is only being used for informational purposes, courtesy http://www. ...


It is a small, pre-dominantly rural municipality in Southern Ontario, approximately 100 kilometers southwest of Toronto. It is bordered by the Region of Waterloo, City of Hamilton, Haldimand County, Norfolk County, and Oxford County. It was incorporated from the remainder of Brant County, after Brantford was separated. Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Map of Ontario with Waterloo Regional Municipality in red The Regional Municipality of Waterloo (or Waterloo Region or Region of Waterloo) is located in Western Ontario. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Area: 1,117. ... Haldimand is a single-tier municipality (but called a county) on the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, on Lake Erie, and on the Grand River. ... Norfolk (pronounced nor-foke) is a county on Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario. ... Oxford County, Ontario is a regional municipality and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


The City of Brantford, while surrounded by Brant (and included in the Brant census division), is a single-tier municipality. Also included in the census division is the Six Nations Indian Reserve and the New Credit Indian Reserve. Brantford (2004 population 90,195) is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Census division is the next smallest political region below province or territory, in Canada, similar to a county. ... Six Nations of the Grand River is the name applied to two contiguous Indian reserves southeast of Brantford, Ontario, Canada – Six Nations reserve no. ...

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Demographics & geography

  • Population: 31,670 (2001)
  • Female population: 15,825 (2001)
  • Male population: 15,845 (2001)
  • Land area: 845.49 (sq. km.)

Racial Profile:

Largest Religious Denominations Caucasian is originally a geographical term, meaning relative or pertaining to the Caucasus region of Eastern Europe and West Asia. ... Black is a color with several subtle differences in meaning. ... The term Asian can refer to something or someone from Asia. ...

Population Age Structure Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...

  • 0-14 years: 20.5%
  • 15-64 years: 65.5%
  • 65 years and over: 14.0%

Communities

  • Bishopsgate
  • Bruces
  • Burford
  • Burtch
  • Cainsville
  • Cathcart
  • East Oakland
  • Etonia
  • Falkland
  • Four Ponds Corners
  • Glen Morris
  • Gobles
  • Harley
  • Harrisburg
  • Hatchley
  • Langford
  • Lockie
  • Maple Grove
  • Middleport
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon Station
  • Newport
  • Northfield Centre
  • Oakland
  • Onondaga
  • Osborne Corners
  • Paris
  • Pinehurst Park
  • Scotland
  • St. George

Galganov & Associates copyright holders, the photo is only being used for informational purposes, courtesy http://www. ... Paris (2001 population 9,881) is a town on the Grand River in Ontario, Canada. ...

Historical Townships

  • Brantford Township, Ontario (Brantford, Mount Pleasant)
  • Burford Township, Ontario (Burford, Scotland)
  • Oakland Township, Ontario (Oakland)
  • Onondaga Township, Ontario (Onondaga)
  • South Dumfries Township, Ontario (Paris, St. George, Glen Morris)
  • Tuscarora Township, Ontario (Six Nations Indian Reserve, New Credit Indian Reserve)

Galganov & Associates copyright holders, the photo is only being used for informational purposes, courtesy http://www. ...

External links

  • County of Brant (http://www.county.brant.on.ca/)



  Results from FactBites:
 
White Dove's Native American Indian Site Brant, Joseph (Thayendanegea) (1057 words)
Brant was born in Ohio, the son of Tehonwaghkwangeraghkwa of Canajoharie, New York, and his wife, Margaret.
Brant urged the Indians south of the Great Lakes to resist the pretensions of the United States to have won land north of the Ohio River by conquest, and under his guidance they formed a pan-tribal alliance at a congress upon the Sandusjy in 1783.
Brant's most disastrous policy was his sale or lease of land on the Grand to invest stocks for an annuity for the Indians.
Joseph Brant at AllExperts (1564 words)
Brant was born of undistinguished parents in the Ohio Country on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, near present-day Akron, Ohio, and was named Thayendanegea.
Brant became infamous for the Wyoming Valley "massacre", which it was widely believed he led, although he was not present at the battle.
Brant was unable to arrange a truce, and the war continued, ending with the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
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